United Kingdom-Bristol: Health and social work services
Social and other specific services – public contracts
Prior information notice
Section I: Contracting authority
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Section II: Object
NHS E South (South West) School Aged Immunisation Service.
NHS England South (South West) (the Commissioner) invites expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced providers including third sector and social enterprise organisations, private and NHS to provide School Aged Immunisation Service to South West of England. This procurement is being carried out by NHS South, Central & West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW CSU) on behalf of the Commissioners. NHS England South (South West) (the Commissioner) are holding market engagement events on 27. and 28.3.2017 The aim of the event(s) will be to assist NHS England with the future delivery of School Aged Immunisation Services across the South West with the exclusion of Cornwall (school aged immunisations & influenza) and North Somerset / Bristol / South Gloucestershire (School aged immunisations). This is not a call for competition.
Section VI: Complementary information
The Services are healthcare services within the meaning and scope of Annex XIV of Directive 2014/24/EU (‘the Directive’) and Schedule 3 to the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (‘the Regulations’). The tendering process will be conducted in accordance with the requirements and flexibilities provided by Articles 74 to 76 of the Directive, and Regulations 74 to 76 of the Regulations. The Authority will run a transparent tender process, treating all bidders equally. For the avoidance of doubt, the Authority will not be bound by the Regulations or the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union or any other regulations or legislation except for the specific parts or circumstances that apply to the procurement of these Services.
Healthcare Services falling under Schedule 3 are not subject to the full regime of the Regulations, but is instead governed by the ‘Light Touch Regime’ contained within Chapter 3, Section 7 of the Regulations (Regulations 74 to 77).